The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981)

Director
Karel Reisz

Main cast
Meryl Streep; Jeremy Irons; Jeremy Irons; Hilton McRae; Emily Morgan

Genres
Drama, Romance

Description
In this story-within-a-story, Anna is an actress starring opposite Mike in a period piece about the forbidden love between their respective characters, Sarah and Charles. Both actors are involved in serious relationships, but the passionate nature of the script leads to an off-camera love affair as well. While attempting to maintain their composure and professionalism, Anna and Mike struggle to come to terms with their infidelity.


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